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Blaze

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (EAS, OSH)

Languages

In English, with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Ben Dickey, Alia Shawkat, Josh Hamilton, Charlie Sexton, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Linklater, Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Ethan Hawke.

Publication Information

Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, [2019]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (129 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: R; for language throughout, some sexual content and drug use.

Summary

Directed, co-written, and produced by Ethan Hawke, Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the outlaw music movement that gave the world the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, elegantly braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze's past, present, and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen; his last, dark night on Earth; and the impact his music had on his fans, friends, and foes. Blaze is an exploration of the profound highs and lows of Foley's life.

Notes

Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.

Special features: Audio commentary with director Ethan Hawke ; behind-the-scenes featurette ; trailer.

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